10/22/14 | SOURCE: EHR Intelligence
Over the past two years, eligible professionals (EPs) and hospitals (EHs) receiving EHR incentive payments have faced meaningful use audits from federal investigators (FIs) working on behalf of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS).
10/16/14 | SOURCE: American Journal of Managed Care
The strict rules of the Meaningful Use (MU) program are preventing physicians from participating, according to the American Medical Association (AMA), which is calling for more flexibility and some relief from penalties.
10/09/14 | SOURCE: Modern Healthcare
Healthcare information-sharing is largely stuck in neutral, according to the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology’s annual report on electronic health-record adoption, released Thursday.
10/01/14 | SOURCE: EHR Intelligence
So far, CMS has given no indication of the portion of applications that will receive relief. The situation, however, has been on the federal agency’s radar for some time after early meaningful use attestation numbers in 2014 showed a slow start.
09/18/14 | SOURCE: Politico
Physicians who just spent hundreds of millions of dollars to install new electronic health record systems will face millions in federal penalties.
09/08/14 | SOURCE: Forbes
Predicting the future is impossible. But these five health care megatrends offer reason for hope – and for concern, as well.